Via Kevin Drum, the hottest story of the day: Here’s your spine-tingling rumor of the day, straight from Robert Moynihan of Inside the Vatican. He claims that gay marriage martyr Kim Davis met with Pope Francis last Thursday at the Vatican embassy in Washington DC, just before he left for New York City: “The Pope […]
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This whole story is sad, and the only person who deserves any anger and ridicule is David Daleiden, for exploiting a mother’s tragedy in order to further his cynical, misogynist goals. Lexi Oliver Fretz posted the story of her son’s too-early birth and death shortly after he left the womb. He was at nineteen weeks’ […]
Philadelphia’s archbishop Chaput has been, shall we say, less than warm and supportive of the victims and has refused to meet with them. So Pope Francis is laying down the law: PHILADELPHIA — Speaking to hundreds of bishops and seminarians, Pope Francis on Sunday said he met in private with a group of victims of […]
This morning, Pope Francis delivered a wonderful address to Congress that each and every one of them on both sides of the aisle should have listened to. Alas. At least one Republican chose to ignore the Pope’s admonition to remember the Golden Rule while he broke at least one of the Ten Commandments (Thou shalt […]
If I had a chance to talk to Pope Frank, I would say, “If women can’t be priests because all the apostles were men, well, they were all Jewish, too. So shouldn’t priests have to be Jewish? PHILADELPHIA — The passing crowd’s responses to the banner outside the World Meeting of Families and the women […]
Just minutes after a judge ordered Kim Davis released from jail on Tuesday, her lawyers told CNN that she would violate a court order by forcing her clerks to stop issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples. An order from U.S. District Court Judge David Bunning said on Tuesday that Davis would be released after serving […]
All I can say is it’s about time someone finally gave this hypocritical wingnut grifter the treatment she deserves on national television. I can’t tell you how many shows I sat through or heard a portion of before The Last Word aired on MSNBC this Tuesday evening, where they “reported” on this clerk from Kentucky, […]
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I saw someone joke on Twitter say: “Josh, you swore to me it was only your sisters!” I’m gonna give his parents some of the blame for how they raised their kids, too: In 2013, conservative reality TV star Josh Duggar—of TLC’s 19 Kids and Counting fame—was named the executive director of the Family Research […]
He’s a right-wing embarrassment: (Reuters) – The Philadelphia Archdiocese has ordered a local parish hosting events for gay and transgender Catholics during Pope Francis’ U.S. tour next month to cancel the program, organizers said on Tuesday. Workshops and other discussions around lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues were scheduled to be held at St. John […]